• Handibot hitches a ride to Penland School of Crafts

    by  • August 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

    David and Sallye headed to Penland School of Crafts to do a bit of training for the Studio Techs on Penland’s new ShopBot Desktop.  A Handibot hitched a ride so that Studio Techs would have another machine to practice their new skills. A conversation at lunch lead to an invitation to one of the students attending...

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    Project: Handibot Laser Sight

    by  • August 5, 2014

      Shopbot 3 software allows the user to quickly cut holes, rectangles and arcs with a few key presses, without the need for toolpathing in a program like Vcarve. Rather than carrying around a whole set of drill bit sizes, your Handibot can be used to cut out any size hole as well as...

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    Handibot Rotary Indexer

    by  • August 4, 2014 • 5 Comments

    To kick off  Handibot Labs, let’s take a look at the Handibot 4-axis accessory. We launched the concept at this year’s MakerCon and Maker Faire, San Mateo alongside the 5-axis accessory (expect a future Labs blog post on 5-axis).  This Make: magazine interview with Ted Hall offers a quick look at our MakerCon first showing...

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    Announcing New Handibot Labs Blogs Area

    by  • August 4, 2014 • 2 Comments

    We’re just now opening up a new section of the Handibot Blog which will focus on the latest Handibot innovations. We have been feeling the need for a place where we could feature some of the Handibot tool hardware and software mods, prototypes, and ideas that are continuously occurring. Check out the first article here....

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    Handibot Goes to the Kid’s Museum

    by  • August 4, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The portability of Handibot makes it a perfect  tool to take on the road to demonstrate Digital Fabrication at Museums, Libraries and in the Classroom. Since the CAD (Computer-Aided Design) /CAM (Computer-Aided Machining) software is the same for all the ShopBots, one can get a feel for the process without having to have a...

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    Hello Handibot App Developers!

    by  • July 4, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Our long awaited “Introduction to Handibot App Development” is now available on our Github site. Note that the document is a conceptual one that provides an overview of how we are thinking about Handibot App Development and what we are working on in terms of the hardware and software system that underlies it. As...

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    Handibot Preview from Woodworker’s Journal

    by  • April 25, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Sandor Nagyszalanczy, of Woodworkers Journal, recently spent time getting to know the Handibot. He created this great video that highlights the ease of using the Handibot in your workshop. Make sure to share your Handibot videos and projects! Send us a link and we’ll post them for you.

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